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Turn students into explorers and take learning past recitation and recall, says education expert

Turn students into explorers and take learning past recitation and recall, says education expert

Let’s say you have to teach a dozen college freshmen how to whip up a batch of chocolate éclairs, and the extent of their culinary experience up to now has been stirring Honey Nut Cheerios into lowfat yogurt. You can stand in front of the group and tell them how to do it while they…   » Continue Reading

Writing teachers find their inner author with help of College of Education program

Writing teachers find their inner author with help of College of Education program

There’s always been the notion — the myth — that writers write either from divine inspiration or from inborn talent that’s as rare as World Series titles for the Chicago Cubs. And literary titans have done their share to make us believe writing’s not, and probably shouldn’t be, an egalitarian enterprise. Randy Bomer, director of…   » Continue Reading